Cutting Boards

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Project by Chsalas posted 862 days ago 873 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished my first set of cutting boards, real simple, all for Christmas gifts. I got the wood from a local mill here in VA. Please comment and give advice. I used some mineral oil (food grade) from Woodcrafters and the mill is Local Wood (in VA).

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#1 posted 861 days ago

I’m also a NoVa woodworker and love making a cutting board as much as the next guy. Ironically I drove past Local Wood this past Saturday on my way out to Winchester and spotted the building. Unfortunately I didn’t have enough time to stop on my way home. I’ll make sure to check it out one day. Thanks for the tip.

Congrats on the cutting board success. They will make great gifts.

-- Measure, cut, curse, repeat.

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#2 posted 861 days ago

Nice work, will make some great gifts.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 861 days ago

This is just the beginning…and as such a mighty fine effort..

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#4 posted 861 days ago

Try Walmart for inexpensive mineral oil. It is in the “laxative” section of the drug dept.

Keep up the good work.

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#5 posted 861 days ago

Hokie1 is right, mineral oil is the same and cheaper. You did a great job on your CB’s. Now you should try an Endgrain board.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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